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Flashcards in Oceanic Geological Features Deck (12):
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EEZ

Exclusive Economic Zone

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Where does the Exclusive Economic Zone extend to?

200 nautical miles

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Continental Shelf Zone (In UNCLOS)

prolongation of EEZ along the continental shelf, no more than 350 nautical miles from baseline or 100 nautical miles from isobath.

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Mare liberium

freedom of the seas

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UNCED

United Nations Conference on Environmental Development

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MARPOL

International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution From Ships

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What did MARPOL accomplish?

Comprehensive global convention limiting the pollution of ships, including oil, garbage, liquids, sewage, and plastics

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IMO

International Maritime Organization

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IWC

International Whaling Convention

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IPCC

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

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What two plates collide to make the Mariana Trench?

Philippine and Pacific

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Which ocean is shallowest on average?

Arctic